Posts tagged Fogarty Fellows

Fogarty renews the Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke (VECD) Consortium for Global Health Fellows Program

https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2017/12/07/vigh-fellowship-training-program-lands-nih-renewal/

The Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded VIGH with a five-year, $4.66 million renewal grant to support the Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke (VECD) Consortium for Global Health Fellows Program (vecd.org).

Fogarty Fellow, Kasia Lipska, M.D., M.H.S., shares her insight on the global diabetes epidemic in this opinion from today’s online issue of the New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/26/opinion/sunday/the-global-diabetes-epidemic.html

Twelve years ago, my husband and I packed up all of our belongings and moved to Trivandrum — a steamy, tropical town at the southern tip of India in Kerala. At the time, I was a medical student interested in studying stroke. For the next six months I dressed in a sari and walked to work on jungle roads. At the hospital, I immediately began seeing a steady stream of young patients affected by strokes, many of whom were so severely disabled that they were unable to work.

Fogarty Fellow Dr. Rachel Idowu Learns Skills Useful for Global Health Career

February 7, 2014

https://www.fic.nih.gov/News/GlobalHealthMatters/january-february-2014/Pages/rachel-idowu-kenya.aspx

For Dr. Rachel T. Idowu, her Fogarty fellowship in Africa helped her gain the skills needed to conduct research in low-income settings - skills that were immediately useful when she finished the program and began work at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

University of Zambia and VIGH collaborate to build research capacity in Zambia

Dr. Sten Vermund, VIGH Director, began involvement in Zambia after attending a research needs assessment conference in 1998. Dr. Vermund co-chaired the HIV Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Working Group with Dr. Chewe Luo and in 2000 he co-founded the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) located in Lusaka.

Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Global Health Fellowship Consortium announces the 2012-2013 Fogarty Fellows

The Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Global Health Fellowship Consortium (VECD) is pleased to announce the selection of the 2012 VECD Fellows. Funded by the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health this fellowship program, which is in its first year, provides year-long global health mentored research traineeships for 8-14 fellows annually.  The first cohort of fellows includes two U.S. medical students, 9 U.S. post-doctoral fellows and 3 post-doctoral fellows from Haiti, Zambia, and Vietnam.

Global Fellowship in Malawi Inspires Vanderbilt Medical Student

Brian Barnett, a fourth year student at Vanderbilt School of Medicine, discusses the valuable experience he has earned through his Fulbright-Fogarty fellowship, from overseeing a research project, to eventually analyzing data and disseminating his interpretation. Because of his time in Malawi, Barnett says there will always be a global component to his work.